Gay Jokes Are Not Progressive – Disney’s ‘Beauty and the Beast’ Retreats To Lazy Homophobic Comic Relief

There was a spat of controversy with Disney’s recent live-action remake of Beauty and the Beast, the internet was awash with the alleged gay moment with the character of LoFou, the flamboyant sidekick of Luke Evan’s Gaston, played by Josh Gad.

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Deus Ex: Mankind Divided & Album Art Easter Egg

There is a amusing little set of easter eggs that can be found in Deus Ex: Mankind Divided. At any point while you are in the Czech capital of Prague, head on over to The Music Box in the northern section.

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31 – The Music Box

 

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The Music Box itself doesn’t really offer much, there is a computer containing three mails, behind level one security. In basement, you can put a Biocell in a socket on the wall (corner) to unlock a secret safe, and the building itself is connected with the nearby flat at M3,32 via vents filled with poisonous gas (which when explored will give you +200XP), as well as leading to side passage in/out at M3,34 (which gives +200XP).

Once inside you will notice that the music store is filled to the brim with vinyls, and those who decide to take a closer look will recognise many of these vinyls by their parodic cover art.

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Ghostbusters Theme Song: Japan Does It Better Than Fall Out Boy

There has been much debated over the recent reboot of the Ghostbusters franchise, although honestly while recent reboots have generally left me with a feeling of meh (and the habit of trailers spoiling things lately, also kinda ruins it, thanks for showing Chris Hemsworth’s Keven as possessed), I truly am looking forward to Melissa McCarthy’s, Kristen Wiig’s, Kate McKinnon’s and Leslie Jones’ performances. For no matter how the film may end up, I know that these comedians will be funny and entertaining.

However, one thing which I believe can be agreed upon is the simple fact that the new cover of Ray Parker, Jr.’s classic (if heavily nostalgia biased) Ghostbusters theme by Fall Out Boy and Missy Elliott is just really dull and bad. It is not entertaining and just feels lifeless.

Have a listen:

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Rob Zombie’s “Well, Everybody’s Fucking in a U.F.O.” – Review

RobZombieElectricWarlockThe first single release for Rob Zombie’s most recent and upcoming sixth studio album The Electric Warlock Acid Witch Satanic Orgy Celebration Dispenser, has been released. Titled “Well, Everybody’s Fucking in a U.F.O.”.

The album itself is scheduled to be released on April 29, 2016 and has been described by Zombie as:

 

 

“seriously our heaviest most fucked up musical monster to date.”

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Brother Metal’s “Misteri” – Album Review

Father Cesare Bonizzi, O.F.M. Cap. (Order of Friars Minor Capuchin) is a Italian friar who is also known as Frate Cesare and arguably better known to the wider English speaking world as Fratello Metallo (Italian: “Brother Metal”), which is also the name of his band.

Yep, this Capuchin friar is the lead singer of a heavy metal band that bears his nickname.

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Lindemann’s “Skills in Pills” – Album Review

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Skills In Pills is the debut studio album by the band Lindemann, a European supergroup composed of German vocalist Till Lindemann (Rammstein) and Swedish multi-instrumentalist Peter Tägtgren (Hypocrisy and PAIN), it was released on 22nd June 2015 by Warner Music Group.

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